The Grand Egyptian Museum will house over 50,000 artifacts, including all the possessions of the Golden Pharaoh, King Tutankhamun, which will be fully displayed in one place for the first time.
There are numerous archaeological missions operating in Egypt, but the Egyptian missions headed by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, had the lion's share of the important archaeological discoveries during the last period.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani announced that 59 coffins have been excavated by the Egyptian mission headed by Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri.
The recent archaeological discovery in Saqqara, which was announced by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in the presence of 60 ambassadors, caught international media outlets' attention.
Waziri pointed out that during the discovery, a wonderful statue made of bronze and inlaid with precious stones was unearthed. The statue dates back to the 26th Dynasty.
The Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities decided to completely exempt all cafeterias and bazaars in museums and archaeological sites affiliated with the council from paying the rental value until the end of October 2020.
A total of 27 colorful coffins, which have not been opened in 2,500 years, have been discovered in Saqqara.
The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently finalizing work at a number of archaeological museums in preparation for their opening in the upcoming period, as part of the revitalization of Egyptian tourism.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.
The inspection tour included the lobby, the great staircase and the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.
Each new discovery carries new details about an era of ancient Egypt, which helps to attract tourists to visit those charming archaeological sites across the country.
This decision came within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' efforts to mitigate the economic effects resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
The artifacts of the exhibition "Kings of the Sun" arrived in early August to the Czech capital, Prague, in preparation for its opening.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities, has completed the installation of the first transparent protection screen around the pulpit of the Sultan Abu al-'Ila Archaeological Mosque.
The 29 rams have started their restoration based on the approval of the Permanent Committee of Egyptian Antiquities issued on Feb. 25, 2020.
Waziri pointed out that the statue is about 95 cm in height and 45 cm in diameter and that excavation work is continuing to uncover the remaining pieces and evidence.
On July 26, the team working at the Cairo Airport Museum [in Terminal 3] began placing the artifacts according to the museum's display scenario in preparation for its opening soon.
Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Osama Talaat explained that the collapsed part of the fence is not archaeological, but was added as a ramp.
Due to the high turnout witnessed by the Baron Empain Palace, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities decided to extend the exceptional visiting hours to the palace.
Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a collection of huge artifacts from Tel Al-Fara’een area in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate.